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9 Things That Get Life Back On Track For Fall

September 05, 2017

You’ve got big goals for fall, including being more organized, active, rested (and all-around awesome). We’ve got your back! Use the following reinforcements to help revamp your life for the season ahead, and make way for the new and improved you. 1. A mudroom organization system A clean, organized entryway sets the stage for you…

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4 Fitness Tools Trainers Use On Themselves

January 04, 2017

Personal trainers know their way around fitness gear—it’s kind of their job. But do you ever wonder what they use at home? One pro shares her stay-in-shape tools. Feel free to steal at will. Balance Ball The balance ball became a fast favorite for L.A.-based trainer, Karen Jashinsky, because “it forces you to engage your…

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4 Fall Activities That Double As Exercise

October 12, 2016

Who knew that fun, fall outdoor activities like apple picking could double as exercise? I did! Now it’s your turn. Try these four alternative “workouts,” and you can look forward to having sore muscles the next day. For a Cross-Training Workout, Try Apple Picking A family road trip to a U-pick orchard may be all…

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These Activities Won’t Let You Put Off Exercise

September 02, 2016

How many times have you spoken these words? I really should exercise today, but I’ve got so much to do. Guess I’ll exercise tomorrow.  The next day, the same thing happens. Exercise is often moved to the end of people’s to-do lists. Working out may not feel as pressing as shopping for groceries or as…

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4 Ways to Fight the Freshman 15

August 31, 2016

With never ending access to pizza and deep-fried everything (not to mention the lack of the sleep from studying), you’re practically handed the Freshman 15 when you first move in. Good news: By planning ahead, gaining weight doesn’t have to be your fate. Wear an activity tracker You won’t always have time to hit the…

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Tap Into the Beauty of Infused Water

July 15, 2015

Although a cool glass of water is refreshing, drinking 48 to 64 ounces daily can get rather boring. It’s easier to get your fill when you infuse it with fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs. Follow these easy steps to tap into the beauty and benefits of infused water: 1. Choose a Container A two-quart mason jar,…

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